South Korean Naval Vessel Medevac Video

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Here’s the video from the medevac from a South Korean Navy vessel on Tuesday night.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Sabine River

HOUSTON – After a 2-day effort, the Coast Guard has suspended its active search today at 5:49 p.m. for the missing 18-year-old in Sabine River near Orange, Texas. The Coast Guard is continuing to broadcast a radio message requesting all mariners to report any information that may lead to locating the missing man. The Coast Guard received a report Tuesday about a canoe that had been swamped south...

Coast Guardsman Wins 2007 Military Long Drive Championship

By Tim Hipps, Army News Service MESQUITE, Nev. – U.S. Coast Guard Airman Ryan Hixson won the 2007 Military Long Drive Championship Oct. 25 with a drive of 367 yards. With his victory, Bryan Hixson earned $10,000 and an exemption into the 2008 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship in Mesquite. “We’re very proud to provide this competition for members of the Armed Forces,” said...

Still the Smokies of the Sea

The Daily Astorian reports The long arm of the law reached out six miles offshore Tuesday morning with the help of a motor lifeboat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment. Two people suspected of stealing a life raft from a fishing vessel moored at Astoria’s West Mooring Basin had left Astoria around 10:30 a.m. in the sailing vessel Kathleen S, said Bob Coster, civilian search...

Three Boaters Rescued Off Keaton Beach

KEATON BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard ended its search Wednesday, at about 2 p.m., for three overdue boaters aboard a 20-foot pleasure craft who have been missing since Sunday evening, after a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) aircraft located the boaters about 30-nautical-miles southwest of Keaton Beach. Vannie Wetherington, 69, of Perry, Fla., her son Joe Wetherington,...

Coast Guard airlifts ill crewmember from South Korean Naval vessel

BOSTON – A Coast Guard helicopter crew airlifted a crewmember experiencing abdominal pain from a South Korean Naval vessel about 200 miles east of Cape Cod Tuesday night. The master of the South Korean vessel, Hwacheon, called Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., around 3 p.m., requesting assistance for the 50-year-old man who had been experiencing pain for the past three days. The Coast...

Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Boaters

KEATON BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard is continuing the search for three overdue boaters aboard a 20-foot pleasure craft about 17-nautical-miles north of the Steinhatchee River, in Taylor County, Fla., who have been missing since Sunday evening. Vannie Wetherington, 69, of Perry, Fla., her son Joe Wetherington, 43, of Atlanta, Ga., and his girlfriend, Kelly Trezek, 41, of Marietta, Ga., left late...

Coast Guard cutter crew takes fishing boat in tow

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The crew of a Coast Guard cutter towed a 94-foot fishing boat with seven people aboard 70 miles east of Atlantic City, N.J, Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a call at 7:46 p.m. Monday from a crewmember aboard the Bountiful II who reported engine problems. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback, homeported in Cape May, N.J, arrived on scene at 7:21 a.m. Tuesday and took...

Two Missing Boys Safely Home

SATAWAL, Yap — Two teenage boys who were reported missing Sunday (Hawaii Standard Time) from Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia arrived home safely at midnight today (HST). The sailors were able to keep land in sight, and, after sea conditions subsided, were able to row back to shore safely. A C-130 search crew from Air Station Barbers Point in Honolulu was launched to assist with the...